Who is Courtney Eaton?
Courtney Eaton was born in Bunbury, Western Australia, on 6 January 1996 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and she holds Australian nationality. She’s an actress and a model, with nine acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for her acting debut, portraying Cheedo the Fragile in the hit 2015 action adventure science fiction movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”. It was written and directed by George Miller, starred Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult, and follows a woman living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, who’s searching for her homeland with the help of several female prisoners, and the drifter Max. The movie won 251 awards, including six Oscars, while it was nominated for 231 other awards.
Early life, family and education
Courtney was raised in Bunbury alongside her brother Campbell and two half-siblings, Olivia and Dany Eaton, by her mother who is of Cook Island Maori and Chinese descent, and their father Stephen Eaton who’s an IT manager. After her parents divorced, Stephen married Jo Eaton.
Courtney was 11 years old when she was noticed by Christine Fox, the owner of the modelling agency Vivien’s Models. After Christine spoke to Courtney’s father, she took her under her wing, and it took five years to prepare Courtney for her modelling career.
She studied at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School, and upon matriculating in 2014, Courtney was involved in an acting workshop under Myles Pollard, after having been advised by Christine to do so.
She then launched her acting career, choosing not to enroll at college.
Roles in movies
In 2015, Courtney starred alongside Allison Holker and Collins Key in the music video “R5: All Night”, and the following year saw her play Zaya in the critically acclaimed action adventure fantasy “Gods of Egypt”. It was directed by Alex Proyas, starred Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites and Nikolaj Coster-Walday, and follows the god Horus and the mortal hero Bek, who have teamed up against Set, the god of darkness; the movie won two of the 16 awards for which it was nominated.
In 2017, Courtney was cast to play Blake Beeson in the popular romantic drama “Newness”, which follows two millennials who have started dating, and the same year saw her star in the music video “Angus & Julia Stone: Chateau”. In 2018, we saw Courtney play the supporting character Charlotte Alden in the romantic fantasy comedy “Status Update”, directed by Scott Speer, and which starred Ross Lynch, Olivia Holt and Harvey Guillen. It follows the teenager Kyle Moore whose parents have just separated, while he has found comfort in a magical app, which makes his social media updates come true. In the same year, Courtney played Sarah, in the horror science fiction mystery “Perfect”, which was nominated for two awards.
Her most recent film role has been her portrayal of Ava Brooks, the main character in the action crime thriller “Line of Duty”, directed by Steven C. Miller, and which also starred Aaron Eckhard and Ben McKenzie. It follows a police officer who has accidentally killed a kidnapper, without having him reveal where he kept the person he kidnapped.
Roles in TV series
Courtney has appeared in only a single TV series – in 2021, she played Lottie in two episodes of the drama “Yellowjackets”, created by Bart Nickerson and Ashley Lyle, and which stars Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci and Tawny Cypress. It follows a teenage female soccer team, whose plane crashed when flying over Ontario, and while they’ve survived, have found themselves in the Ontario wilderness.
In 2015, Courtney made a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-shows “Up Close with Carrie Keagan” and “Made in Hollywood”.
She was featured in the 2015 short documentary video “The Five Wives: So Shiny, So Chrome”.
Awards and nominations
In 2016, Courtney and her colleagues were nominated for a Gold Derby Award for Ensemble Cast, for their performance in the movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”.
Courtney’s also a social media star, having amassed close to 350,000 followers on Instagram, while she’s uploaded over 320 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She launched her Twitter account in July 2012, and it’s today followed by close to 50,000 people – she’s tweeted more than 1,300 times. Courtney’s also active on Facebook, and is followed by more than 130,000 fans, while she’s followed by more than 550 people on TikTok, and has amassed over 1,600 likes of all her seven videos combined.
Love life and relationships
Courtney prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s widely known that she was once in a relationship with Ross Lynch, an American singer-songwriter and actor. The two began dating in 2015, and were together for two years, during which they could’ve been seen attending most of their red carpet events together. Even after their break-up in 2017, Courtney and Ross starred alongside in the movie “Status Update”.
Since 2018, she’s been in a relationship with Spencer Goodall, a cinematographer and camera operator, who has worked as the director of photography on six short movies, and in the camera and electrical department of over 40 film and TV series. There have been rumors circulating the internet claiming that the two are planning to marry, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
As of August 2021, Courtney’s dating Spencer Goodall, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Courtney’s a fighter for equal rights of all humans, and today supports the movement Black Lives Matter, as well as Stop Asian Hate. She’s also a philanthropist, and has volunteered and donated money to various charity organizations.
Courtney loves being close to the ocean, which is mostly why her favorite season is summer. She enjoys lying on the beach sun tanning, and playing beach volleyball.
She prefers to spend her spare time in nature, rather than in overcrowded cities.
Courtney has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Catch Me If You Can”, the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, and “Leon: The Professional”. For the 2018 Halloween, she and her boyfriend dressed up as Leon and Mathilda, the main characters in “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, height and net worth
Courtney’s age is 25. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and she weighs around 140lbs (64kgs).
As of August 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $700,000.